Welcome to CASN

The Charlotte Area Science Network is a collaboration of leaders in the science community working together to foster community, education, and industry partnerships to promote science for life in the Charlotte area. This site is currently undergoing a major overhaul, please don’t mind our dust.


Check out the latest news from CASN.

  • 2018 North Carolina Science Festival to be Bigger, Longer

    The North Carolina Science Festival, produced by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and presented by Biogen, is expanding its annual timeframe to span the month of April, starting in 2018.

  • Applications Open for a “Summer of Science” Internship Program in Kannapolis

    Students taking part in the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) internship program will experience a dynamic summer of science at the N.C. Research Campus (NCRC), a 350-acre life sciences hub in Kannapolis.

  • NC Science Festival at UNC Charlotte: 2018 Workshops

    As part of the North Carolina Science Festival at UNC Charlotte, there will be several opportunities for students of all ages to participate in different workshops during the month of April. Registration for workshops opens at the end of February.

  • Video

    What is STEM? It’s the acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. But while kindergarten through 12th grade education usually focuses on science or mathematics in isolation, all four of these disciplines are closely intertwined in the real world. Imagine if K-12 students were taught in ways that highlighted these connections, making their education more relevant to their lives and opening doors to new and exciting careers. Watch this video and tell us what you think!

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